Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md Tue, 11 May 2021 20:04:57 +0000 http://probqdp.com en hourly 1 Eroii căzuţi în cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial - comemoraţi de militarii Armatei Naţionale http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6876 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6876 Sun, 09 May 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6876 CHIŞINĂU, 9 mai 2021 — Militarii din toate garnizoanele Armatei Naţionale au comemorat eroii căzuţi în cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial, în cadrul unor ceremonii militar-protocolare restrânse.

La Chişinău, ministrul Apărării în exerciţiu Victor Gaiciuc şi comandantul Armatei Naţionale, general de brigadă Igor Gorgan, împreună cu reprezentanţi ai autorităţilor publice centrale, corpul diplomatic şi veterani au depus flori la Complexul Memorial „Eternitate” .

Tot astăzi, ministrul Gaiciuc a participat la inaugurarea unui monument dedicat eroilor căzuţi pe câmpul de luptă în satul Speia, raionul Anenii Noi şi a depus flori la Mormântul Soldatului necunoscut, de la Complexul Memorial „Capul de Pod Şerpeni”.

Totodată, în acest an, în unităţile Armatei Naţionale au fost organizate un şir de activităţi informativ-educative, cu implicarea militarilor în termen şi pe contract, dar şi acţiuni comemorative cu ţinerea unui minut de reculegere şi depuneri de flori la monumentele eroilor căzuţi în lupte, aflate pe teritoriul acestora.

De menţionat că, în contextul pandemiei, la evenimentele de comemorare a participat un număr limitat de persoane, cu respectarea tuturor măsurilor de protecţie împotriva Covid-19.

În cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial au participat circa 300 000 de moldoveni, dintre care aproximativ 100 000 au căzut pe câmpul de luptă.

În prezent, în Republica Moldova sunt înregistraţi 202 veterani ai războiului din 1941-1945.

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O biserică-memorial în cinstea eroilor căzuţi va fi edificată la Ministerul Apărării http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6874 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6874 Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6874 CHIŞINĂU, 5 mai 2021 — Ministrul Apărării în exerciţiu Victor Gaiciuc, împreună cu şeful Marelui Stat Major, general de brigadă Igor Gorgan, şi militari din corpul de comandă al Armatei Naţionale, a participat la ceremonia de sfințire a locului pentru zidirea unui lăcaş sfânt pe teritoriul instituţiei. Biserica — memorial din lemn va avea hramul „Binecredinciosului Voievod Ștefan cel Mare și Sfânt” şi va cinsti memoria ostaşilor căzuţi pentru credinţă şi ţară.

În cadrul evenimentului, ÎPS Vladimir, Mitropolit al Chişinăului şi al Întregii Moldove, însoţit de un sobor de preoţi, a oficiat un serviciu divin urmat de instalarea unei cruci pe locul unde va fi înălţat altarul viitoarei biserici.

Ministrul apărării Victor Gaiciuc a menţionat că lăcaşul sfânt vine să completeze şirul bisericilor şi paracliselor aflate pe teritoriile mai multor unităţi ale Armatei Naţionale. „Consider că asistenţa religioasă în Armata Naţională contribuie la educaţia patriotică a tuturor categoriilor de militari, iar edificarea acestei biserici este importantă în special pentru militarii şi angajaţii civili care activează în cadrul Ministerului Apărării, Marelui Stat Major şi garnizoana Chişinău, deoarece vor avea posibilitatea să participe la serviciile divine sau să se roage de sărbătorile religioase şi nu numai”.

De notat că proiectul de construcţie a bisericii-memorial este prevăzut în planul de acţiuni comune, privind promovarea educaţiei spirituale şi asistenţei religioase a efectivului Armatei Naţionale pentru anul 2021, semnat în luna noiembrie anul trecut între Ministerul Apărării şi Mitropolia Chişinăului şi al Întregii Moldove.

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National Army Honors the State Flag (video) http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6867 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6867 Tue, 27 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6867

 CHISINAU, April 27, 2021 - The State Flag was honored today in all garrisons of the National Army, during ceremonies held in a small format on the territory of military units.

Thus, in the morning, in Chisinau, a group of military from the Honor Guard Company hoisted the flag on the mast in front of the Government of the Republic of Moldova. The celebration continued at the Ministry of Defense, where the State Flag was honored by the leadership of the Ministry of Defense and the National Army.

Acting Minister of Defense Victor Gaiciuc mentioned during the event that the State Flag is more than a symbol, it represents the history of the Republic of Moldova. "At this moment, the State Flag is hoisted in all units of the National Army. I am glad that, despite the pandemic, this tradition continues. Also, our Tricolor is proudly worn in Kosovo, South Sudan, the Central African Republic and Mali, where the Moldovan military maintains peace in missions. Today, on the State Flag Day, I want to urge all the citizens of the Republic of Moldova to love this symbol, as the military loves and honors it", said Victor Gaiciuc.

Similar ceremonies for hoisting the Tricolor took place in the units of the National Army in the garrisons of Chisinau, Balti, Cahul and Ungheni, but also in the Military Academy "Alexandru cel Bun". Also today, at the Agency for Military Science and Memory was inaugurated a temporary thematic exhibition entitled "Historical Flags and State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Moldova", from the collection of Colonel Petru Costin. The exhibition will be presented to the public until May 10.

The state flag was also celebrated by Moldovan service members abroad on international peacekeeping missions.

It should be noted that the State Flag Day of the Republic of Moldova is marked every year on April 27. The holiday was instituted by the Chisinau Parliament on April 23, 2010. The tricolor was officially designated the State Flag on April 27, 1990, by the deputies of the first Legislature.

 

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The Victims of Chernobyl Disaster Commemorated by Service Members http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6865 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6865 Mon, 26 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6865 CHISINAU, April 26, 2021 - The National Army commemorates the victims of the catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, during events held in Chisinau, but also in military garrisons throughout the country.

In the capital, the current Minister of Defense, Victor Gaiciuc, together with the President of the Parliament, Zinaida Greceanii, state officials and representatives of the municipal authorities, but also veterans, laid flowers at the monument of "Stefan cel Mare si Sfant" and participated in an organized rally at the Chernobyl Victims Memorial in the Botanica sector.

During the event, Victor Gaiciuc mentioned that the Chernobyl nuclear accident went down in history through the devastating effects it had on all mankind, including the citizens of our country.

"More than 3,500 Moldovans left for Chernobyl in 1986, including those of you who are with us today. None of you shied away when you were called to take action to remove the consequences. You are certainly our heroes, a model of courage and sacrifice, including for the young generation, who know little about this tragedy, "said the acting Minister of Defense in addressing the veterans present at the event. Similar ceremonies, in a small format, took place in the Balti and Cahul garrisons, with the participation of the military and veterans from the region.

More than 3,500 citizens of the Republic of Moldova participated in the liquidation of the consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe, including 3,000 reservists, 231 officers mobilized by military commissariats, 400 active-duty military personnel, 70 representatives of the Ministry of Interior, and 500 civilians.

 

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Inspection visit to the "Eternity" Memorial Complex http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6863 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6863 Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6863 CHISINAU, April 23, 2021 - Acting Minister of Defense Victor Gaiciuc, accompanied by specialists from the Agency for Assurance of Resources and Heritage Administration, today inspected the condition of the repaired objectives on the territory of the Memorial Complex "Eternity".

Thus, the pyramid with five 25-meter-high rifles, the five-pointed star and the eternal flame in the center of the monument were checked. Also, the pavement from the monument "Maica Indurerata", the Stela Eroilor, as well as the granite slabs with the names of the fallen soldiers were examined.

As a result of the inspection, the Minister of Defense found that some repaired elements show, visually, insignificant seasonal disturbances, and for their removal it is necessary the intervention of the economic agent responsible for the works. In this context, Minister Gaiciuc urged the company, which is responsible for the repair, to remedy, as soon as possible, the existing problems.

"I received several notifications regarding the quality of the renovation works of the Memorial Complex and I personally decided to come and document myself in this regard. It is important that the financial resources allocated for this complex, which represents a historical symbol for the citizens, be capitalized efficiently", said Victor Gaiciuc.

The director of the Agency for Assurance of Resources and Heritage Administration, Colonel Sergiu Voinu, mentioned that the repair of the Memorial Complex was carried out based on the Government Decision no. 61 of February 5, 2020 “On the organization and conduct of actions dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory Day and the commemoration of the fallen heroes for the independence of the Fatherland, prepared by the Ministry of Defense. Work began in March last year and lasted about four months.

The source specified that based on the contract regarding the repair of the basic elements of the monument, the responsible economic agent assumed the obligation to remove any deficiencies detected during ten years from the completion of the works.

The "Eternity" Memorial Complex was inaugurated in 1975, in honor of the memory of the soldiers who fell in the struggles to liberate Moldova and Chisinau from fascist occupation during World War II. The monument was created by sculptors A. Maiko and I. Poniatowski and architect A. Minaev in the 1970s. 267 Moldovan, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian soldiers were buried in the memorial territory and fell in battle.

 

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General Staff of the National Army - 29 years of activity http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6861 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6861 Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6861  

 

CHISINAU, April 23, 2021 - Today, the General Staff of the National Army celebrated 29 years since the formation of the structure.

On this occasion, a group of military and civilian employees was decorated with awards and diplomas.

In this context, the commander of the National Army, Brigadier General Igor Gorgan mentioned the professionalism and dedication with which the subordinate personnel fulfill their duties. "The actions taken lately to consolidate the efforts of all the structures of the General Staff, the Ministry of Defense, but also the military units, ensure a high level of combat training and the development of the necessary capabilities for the missions determined by the national legislation. We always tend to be more interoperable, more organized, to work in a team, so that together we can build a professional army, an army that can fulfill its missions ", specified Brigadier General Gorgan.

Present at the event, the Minister of Defense in office Victor Gaiciuc congratulated all those who form the team of the General Staff of the National Army, highlighting the importance of this structure for the defense system of the Republic of Moldova."The General Staff of the National Army is the mainstay in the country`s defense structure. The military working in this institution has always been appreciated for the professionalism shown in various circumstances, both in exercises and missions, actions to support the population during natural disasters, and during the state of emergency in public health. As Minister of Defense, I want to sincerely thank you for the excellent way you do your job, in various kinds of weapons and to urge you to continue your work at the same level and maybe even better ", said Minister Gaiciuc.

The ceremony was attended by the General State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Rostislav Rotari, Divisional General Ion Coropcean, former Chief of the General Staff, as well as veterans of the institution.

The General Staff of the National Army was formed on April 24, 1992.

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More and more explosive objects detected by military engineers during the growing season http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6859 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6859 Wed, 21 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6859 CHISINAU, April 21, 2021 - The teams of engineers of the National Army have detected 14 explosive objects in several localities in the country in the last ten days.

Thus, the specialists from the "Codru" Genius Battalion intervened in Ungheni district three times, in the localities of Negurenii Vechi, Pirlita and Agronomovca, where they found an 82 mm caliber bomb, a German type antitank mine, a grenade hand, three artillery shells of 76 mm and 105 mm caliber, respectively. The explosive objects were discovered by the locals during the agricultural works.

, the genius team from the Motorized Infantry Brigade "Moldova" was requested in Rezina and Falesti districts, where they discovered on the ground a cumulative anti-tank projectile of 125 mm caliber, a launcher bomb, 82 mm caliber, and a perforating projectile, caliber 75 mm, dating from World War II. The explosive was destroyed in maximum security.

At the same time, the engineers of the "Stefan cel Mare" Brigade, for several days, acted in Hincesti district, Ciuciuleni village, where they neutralized an aviation bomb. The same team was requested in Puhoi locality, Ialoveni district and Revaca locality in Chisinau municipality, where it liquidated an 88 mm caliber artillery projectile and, respectively, two 85 mm anti-tank projectiles.

According to the senior officer of the Engineering Service, Captain Ivan Cornegruta, the number of explosive objects detected in the ground increased due to the beginning of the agricultural works season. In the same context, the specialist urges the population to be careful not to touch the explosive objects and to notify the authorities immediately.

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Tactical exercise carried out at a training center of the National Army http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6857 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6857 Tue, 20 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6857 CHISINAU April 20, 2021 - At the Training Center of the Motorized Infantry Brigade "Moldova" a tactical exercise with combat shootings was held with the participation of the military of the unit.

The training took place in the presence of the Minister of Defense in exercises Victor Gaiciuc and the Commander of the National Army, Brigadier General Igor Gorgan, who appreciated the level of preparation of the subunits involved in the actions.

The exercise’s scenario included the verification of the technical units and their movement towards the training places, as well as the firing of the infantry armament.

The Minister of Defense highlighted the high quality of the organization of the exercise, mentioning in the context that despite the restrictions related to Covid −19, the military continues the training activities, according to the National Army`s battle readiness plan for 2021. "I am glad that today you performed very well, and showed professionalism in the actions carried out on the training ground. Thank you to all those involved in the successful development of the training", said Victor Gaiciuc.

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In the National Army the conscription process started http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6855 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6855 Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6855 CHISINAU, April 19, 2021 - The recruitment process started in the National Army.

According to the head of the Mobilization Resource Management Center and the staff of the National Army, Colonel Octavian Druta, during the first stage, which will take place between April 19 and 20, more than 400 young people will be employed in the military units.

The source specified that, subsequently, they will follow an initial training course lasting four weeks, after which they will take the Military Oath.

Colonel Druta added that the second stage of the recruiting process will take place in July.

According to the Government decision no. 46 of April 14, 2021, recently published in the Official Paper, the recruiting task for the current April-July period is up to 1250 recruits for term military service in the National Army and up to ten recruits - for short-term military service.

The mandatory military service lasts 12 months.

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The commemoration ceremony for the victims of the disaster at Chernobyl, discussed at the Ministry of Defense http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6853 http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6853 Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Ministry of Defense of Republic of Moldova http://www.army.md/?lng=3&action=show&cat=122&obj=6853 CHISINAU, April 16, 2021 - Members of the Organizing Committee for carrying out the activities dedicated to the Day of commemoration of the victims of the catastrophe at C.A.E. Chernobyl and other nuclear damage met at the Ministry of Defense to discuss actions to commemorate participants in the liquidation of the consequences of this tragic accident.

Thus, the meeting Agenda, included the analysis of activities planned for April 26 this year throughout the country, but also addressing the organizational, financial and logistical problems facing the institutions responsible for implementing the Action Plan commemorative. Another important topic was the initiative to build the C.A.E. Chernobyl and other nuclear damage in Chisinau and discussing proposals on how to finance the completion of its construction. At the same time, the attention of the members of the Committee was the need to observe all the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic during the public events dedicated to the day of commemoration of the victims of the Chernobyl catastrophe. "This year, unfortunately, we have to carry out the activities dedicated to the Day of commemoration of the victims of the catastrophe at C.A.E. Chernobyl and other nuclear damage under the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, the number of participants and the size of the event will be reduced, so as not to endanger the life and health of the citizens ", mentioned minister Victor Gaiciuc at the meeting.

At the same time, the Minister of Defense added that it is the duty of every citizen to keep alive the memory of the participants in the liquidation of the consequences of the nuclear damage, who acted bravely, endangering their own health and even their lives.

According to the Government Order no. 27-d of March 30, 2021, during the year, in Chisinau, but also in the localities of the country, a series of events will be organized dedicated to the Day of commemoration of the victims of the catastrophe at C.A.E. Chernobyl and other nuclear damage, including exhibitions of historical documents and materials, round tables, public debates, restoration, arrangement and inauguration of monuments, memorial plaques and tombs of fallen heroes, as well as educational-patriotic and commemorative activities in institutions education in the country.

At the same time, persons with disabilities, whose disability is caused by participating in the liquidation of the consequences of the damage from the C.A.E. Chernobyl, people who became ill with actinic disease or became disabled as a result of nuclear experiments, ionized radiation damage and their consequences for civilian or military nuclear targets during military or special service and families (spouses, and in the case of in their absence, one of the parents) participants in the liquidation of the consequences of the damage from the CAE Chernobyl deceased, will receive annual assistance in accordance with applicable law.

The day of commemoration of the victims of the catastrophe at C.A.E. Chernobyl and other nuclear damage (April 26), was established by the Decision of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova no. 433/1990 to pay homage to the heroism of the citizens of the Republic of Moldova, participants in the liquidation of the consequences of the disaster caused by the tragic accident, which took place 35 years ago, at the Nuclear Power Plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine.

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